Top 5 Metropolitan Areas At Risk for Storm Surge and Hurricane Wind, 2023

 

  Single-family (1)
    At risk for storm surge     At risk for hurricane wind
Rank (2) Metropolitan area Number Reconstruction cost value (2) ($ billions) Rank (2) Metropolitan area Number Reconstruction cost value (2) ($ billions)
1  New York, Newark, Jersey City 788,261 $406.4 1  New York, Newark, Jersey City 3,825,243 $2,145.6
2 Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach 746,602 211.4 2 Houston, The Woodlands, Sugar Land 2,085,879 643.1
3 Tampa, St. Petersberg, Clearwater 540,411 145.5 3 Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach 2,018,040 562.9
4 New Orleans, Metairie 405,975 127.0 4 Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington 1,927,600 862.7
5 Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Newport News 399,326 122.7 5 Washington DC, Arlington, Alexandria 1,766,435 704.8
  Multi-family (3)
    At risk for storm surge     At risk for hurricane wind
Rank (2) Metropolitan area Number Reconstruction cost value (2) ($ billions) Rank (2) Metropolitan area Number Reconstruction cost value (2) ($ billions)
1  New York, Newark, Jersey City 111,165 $66.9 1  New York, Newark, Jersey City 467,227 $278.1
2 Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach 31,428 9.9 2 Washington DC, Arlington, Alexandria 100,649 26.5
3 Boston, Cambridge, Newton 26,811 14.8 3 Boston, Cambridge, Newton 82,780 62.2
4 Cape Coral, Fort Myers 13,894 4.8 4 Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Pompano Beach 64,902 22.1
5 Tampa, St. Petersberg, Clearwater 12,572 4.4 5 Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington 59,208 36.1
(1) Residential structures less than four stories, including mobile homes, duplexes, manufactured homes and cabins. (2) Combines materials, equipment and labor, but does not include the value of the land or lot. (3) Apartments, condominiums and multi-unit dwellings. Source: CoreLogic®, a property data and analytics company.